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Prayer and Intimacy with God

Christian author and pastor Dr. Timothy J. Keller died today after a three-year struggle with pancreatic cancer. I thought back to his valuable book on prayer, a well-researched, well-thought-out answer to so many questions I had about the topic. Dr. Keller told his family two days before he passed, "I'm thankful for all the people… Continue reading Prayer and Intimacy with God

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Seeing the Good in Life

Looking through Netgalley for my next book to read, I saw the book, "See the Good" and thought, "Yes!" I mean, who doesn’t want to “see the good” in life? After years of... Living in a pandemic, Consuming a daily diet of doom-and-gloom news, Fearing rising prices and supply shortages Sign me up! In his… Continue reading Seeing the Good in Life

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A review of Anne Graham Lotz’s book about the work of the Holy Spirit

A power outage this weekend allowed me to finish the 2019 book "Jesus in Me" by Anne Graham Lotz. Anne is the daughter of Billy Graham and a gifted Bible teacher. In this book, she gave a biblical overview of the Holy Spirit along with His role within the trinity, God the Father; God the… Continue reading A review of Anne Graham Lotz’s book about the work of the Holy Spirit

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Review of Don’t Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table by Louie Giglio

Nine life-changing words from a friend’s text resulted in the title and jumping off point for Louie Giglio's latest book, “Don’t Give The Enemy A Seat At Your Table.” He centered his study on Psalm 23 and focused particularly on the first part of verse 5: “You prepare a table before me in the presence… Continue reading Review of Don’t Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table by Louie Giglio

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Review of “The Armor of God”

War Room movie poster from Wikipedia I was already Priscilla Shirer fan after seeing her in the movie, "War Room." She played Elizabeth Jordan, a real estate agent whose marriage was falling apart. Karen Abercrombie played Clara Williams, a client who started to mentor Elizabeth and help her take back control of her life by… Continue reading Review of “The Armor of God”

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How to be ‘C.A.L.M.’ in a chaotic world

Max Lucado said he "writes books for people who don’t read books.” His book "Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World" has short chapters packed with information, pertinent scripture, stories that illustrated his points well and segued into the next chapter at a brisk pace. I found myself quoting this book often to… Continue reading How to be ‘C.A.L.M.’ in a chaotic world